Kazuyoshi Miura is known as the world oldest professional football player. He is an active footballer at the age of 54. He currently plays for Yokohama FC of Japan.
Miura who is mostly called Kazu by his fans became the oldest footballer to ever score a goal in a competitive match four years ago at the age of 50, renewed his contract with his club and said he would love to continue playing.
Kazu began his professional career at the age of 19 in 1986. At the age of 23, he debuted for the Japanese national team. He retired from international football at the age of 33 and decided to join Yokohama FC at the age of 38. At Yokohama, he was able to break the record as the oldest professional footballer to score a goal. He was 50 years old. In 2018, he decided to sign a new contract with his dearest club.
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